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Nutcracker Fantasy



Students and families can choose from the following times:

  • Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 3:00pm
  • Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:30pm


State Theater
805 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402

About the Show

Minnesota Dance Theatre’s beloved holiday tradition returns to the State Theatre with Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, Loyce Houlton’s imaginative choreography, and the thrilling dancers of the MDT company and school. Featuring the 44-piece Nutcracker Orchestra conducted by Philip Brunelle, this spectacular journey to the palace of Sugar Plum Fairy creates magical memories for generations to share. 

Note: There will be a short meet and greet with the dancers in the lobby after the performance!

Children should be 11 years of age or older to attend this performance. Childcare will be provided for those under the age of 11. Please let us know if you need childcare when you make your reservation.


If you do not have access to a ride, call Project SUCCESS and we can provide transportation for you. Please let us know if you need a ride when you make your reservation. We will need at least 2 days’ notice to set up transportation.

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or call Project SUCCESS at (612) 874-7710

Invited students can pick up tickets at the Project SUCCESS table in the lobby of the theater on the dates of the performances. Please arrive 20 minutes before the show to pick up your tickets. Each student/family may receive up to 4 FREE tickets.

Thank you to Project SUCCESS theater partners, Minnesota Dance Theatre and State Theatre, for providing tickets to students at no cost.


  • This ballet takes us on an adventure through Clara's dreams. One of the challenges Clara faces is to do something truly unselfish for someone else. What is something unselfish that you have done? What is something unselfish someone else has done for you?

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